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True parity between linear TV and live streaming? It’s not there yet but getting closer

May 24, 2017 | Comments Off on True parity between linear TV and live streaming? It’s not there yet but getting closer

Although live-streamed video has made monumental strides over the past decade, it is still not quite on par with the linear-television experience. For sports, in most cases, TV still offers better, more consistent quality with lower latency than live streaming on a mobile device, tablet, computer, or connected TV. However, as hundreds of thousands of […]

Referees take VR 360 inside the court for first time at Euroleague Final Four

May 24, 2017 | Comments Off on Referees take VR 360 inside the court for first time at Euroleague Final Four

Fenerbache Istanbul overpowered Olympiacos Piraeus 80-64 in the championship game of the Euroleague Basketball Final Four weekend in Istanbul, May 19 to 21. The event saw a world first for sports production as referee body-cameras delivered VR 360 content inside the perimeter of the court. Euroleague Basketball collaborated with body-camera specialist FirstVision and production company […]

SVG Europe Sit-Down: EVS’ Nicolas Bourdon discusses production challenges and training initiatives

May 24, 2017 | Comments Off on SVG Europe Sit-Down: EVS’ Nicolas Bourdon discusses production challenges and training initiatives

This year’s NAB witnessed a number of innovative solutions from EVS. For example, Connected Live is a fully integrated EVS-based ecosystem that enables users to build solid and future-proof IP production infrastructures and create new multi-site collaborative workflows. This infrastructure enabled by the new Connected Agent hardware provides instant media access and exchanges between mobile […]

Broadcast Solutions expands presence in Asia with new office in Singapore

May 24, 2017 | Comments Off on Broadcast Solutions expands presence in Asia with new office in Singapore

Broadcast Solutions GmbH has strengthened its position in Asia with opening a new office in Singapore. Taking up work in May 2017, Joe Tan has been appointed as General Manager Asia Pacific and takes care of customers in the region and leading the team. The new office and its members will be officially presented at […]

Exterity partners with TSG 1899 Hoffenheim for in-stadium video experiences

May 24, 2017 | Comments Off on Exterity partners with TSG 1899 Hoffenheim for in-stadium video experiences

IP video specialist Exterity has partnered with German football club TSG 1899 Hoffenheim to deliver live TV and video to its VIP lounges and boxes at WIRSOL Rhein-Neckar-Arena. Deployed by systems integrator Schweickert Netzwerktechnik, the Exterity IP video system also enables the in-house distribution of content such as press conference materials and interviews from its […]

French Open 2017: ITV Sport marshals “nice little operation” at Roland-Garros

May 23, 2017 | Comments Off on French Open 2017: ITV Sport marshals “nice little operation” at Roland-Garros

The 2017 edition of the French Open sees ITV Sport continue its long-running commitment to screening the tournament for UK audiences. As part of an exclusive four-year free-to-air coverage deal that is due to elapse in 2018, ITV broadcasts a dedicated minimum of 90 hours of each tournament across its main channel and ITV4. The […]

Broadcast Solutions GmbH and SVG Europe announce new speakers for Broadcast Innovation Days event

May 23, 2017 | Comments Off on Broadcast Solutions GmbH and SVG Europe announce new speakers for Broadcast Innovation Days event

There is still time to register for the next Broadcast Innovation Days event in Bingen, Germany, on 1 June. Organised by SVG Europe with a conference programme devised by SVG Europe, the full-day event will also include a trade show, OB truck showcases and networking opportunities. Production in 4K using IP and 12G-SDI, the challenge […]

SportTech 2017: Augmented Reality insights with NEP Netherlands’ van Vegten

May 23, 2017 | Comments Off on SportTech 2017: Augmented Reality insights with NEP Netherlands’ van Vegten

SVG Europe is pleased to announce that NEP Netherlands CIO Ralf van Vegten will present a Case Study: Augmented Reality Overview at SportTech 2017, taking place at Arsenal FC’s Emirates Stadium on Wednesday June 7. NEP is a front-runner in photorealistic Augmented Reality in daily sports programmes, large entertainment shows and location sports productions including […]

ADI and Supponor collaborate on live ad integration milestone at Bundesliga match

May 23, 2017 | Comments Off on ADI and Supponor collaborate on live ad integration milestone at Bundesliga match

The Bundesliga match between Eintracht Frankfurt and VfL Wolfsburg on 6 May may come to be seen as a milestone in the development of virtual advertising technology in sport. Ahead of this match, ADI and Supponor, with the support of Lagardère Sports, installed a full TV arc Virtual Hybrid perimeter digiBOARD system, showcasing virtual replacement […]

SIS LIVE to chair sports production panel at Media Production Show

May 23, 2017 | Comments Off on SIS LIVE to chair sports production panel at Media Production Show

There will be plenty of interest for sports production professionals at the 2017 edition of the Media Production Show. Taking place at Olympia, London, on 13-14 June, MPS 2017 will showcase a wide range of talent and technology drawn from across the creative industries. Sports production features prominently on this year’s conference programme and includes […]

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